My name is Shelby!

Dachshund Dog for adoption in Decatur, Georgia - Shelby
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I found a new home!
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Shelby's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.

Shelby's Story...
Thisl ittle sweetie, can't wait to get to your face and give lots of doxie kisses! Shelby is also full of energy! As little as she is, she can jump up and her nose gets just as high as the kitchen counter. She loves to run with the boys after all the squirrels in the backyard! She will curl up next to you. She is a soft, shinny little doll. She gets along well with the other dogs. She likes the crate.

Shelby is about 7 yrs old. She has some masses on her abdomen and chest which are benign and do not cause her any trouble.

If you are interested in adopting Shelby, you can fill out an application right at our website! Go to
Shelby 's adoption fee is $275. All adoption fees go directly to veterinary care for DREAM dachshunds. Shelby will go to his/her new home microchipped, altered, heartworm tested, and up to date on vaccinations. Most dogs' veterinary expenses are greater than our adoption fees.

DREAM is an all-volunteer rescue group, and we focus on the Atlanta, North Georgia and Savannah area. Because we are all volunteers, we can consider applications only within an hour of these areas. DREAM does not recommend purebred dachshunds for families with children under 5, or families planning to have children during the dog's lifetime. Dachshunds are often not patient with little kids, and kids can accidentally hurt a doxies's back.

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Facts about Shelby

  • Breed: Dachshund
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 13-095

Other Pets at DREAM Dachshund Rescue

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Shelby, a Decatur Dachshund dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Dachshund for sale in Decatur, or seeking a Dachshund dog from a breeder in Decatur.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Decatur already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Decatur breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Dachshund breeders who help with Dachshund rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Decatur paves the way for another one to be saved.